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From Henri Yandell <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [CHALLENGE] Move All of Commons to the Dormant
Date Tue, 15 Oct 2013 07:13:19 GMT
On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 12:00 AM, Emmanuel Bourg <ebourg@apache.org> wrote:

> Le 15/10/2013 07:33, Dave Brosius a écrit :
> > I couldn't disagree more. Dormant/attic means the project has leprosy. I
> > don't know the answer to this, but wondering, has there ever been a
> > commit to an attic'ed project? I personally would never think of doing
> > that.
>
> +1
>
> I wouldn't use such a strong word, but I agree that putting a component
> in the dormant state is the best recipe to repel any contribution.
>
> I'd prefer a "help wanted" flag on the components still useful but
> needing more contributors, and "obsolete" for the components abandoned
> because a better alternative exists.
>
>
Let's assume there are no decisions implied and collect the data.

I'll admit that my initial email is designed to be trouble making and get
attention :)

---

Related; here's the output of a 2006 script I've dusted off to show the
number of commits and from who to each component in 2013:

http://people.apache.org/~bayard/ActivityReport.html

Hen

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